Not only is teen dating violence common, but it can also be deadly. Most of the victims are females with crimes perpetrated by men older than them, according to a new study.
Public Health April 17, 2019
A CDC report reveals a sharp decline in teen pregnancy because of contraceptive use. Learn why efforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy are important to save lives.
Feature | Health June 24, 2017
An expert panel has released the first sleep guideline for children and teens. Experts believe that having enough hours of sleep is important in ensuring the best health for kids.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2016
More teens, as young as 13, are using the Tinder dating app compared to adults aged 35 and older, one survey shows. This finding has raised concerns about teenagers' exposure to online sexual predators.
Apps/Software April 12, 2016
An eighth grader from Indiana pens an essay why she did not do her homework, which asks her to measure her body mass index (BMI). The teen points out that BMI measures body fatness but does not compute body composition.
Life April 7, 2016
Authorities reported that there are 20 cases of chlamydia diagnosed at a small high school in West Texas. The school, which is one of the schools around the Crane Independent School District, has around 300 enrolled students.
Life May 4, 2015
A Minnesota teen has died after suffering a severe allergic reaction after eating pancakes.
Internet Culture March 13, 2015
Adolescent concussion patients were studied, and the research revealed long periods of rest following such an injury may do more harm than good.
Life January 5, 2015
High school football players could experience brain damage, even if they do not experience concussions, a conclusion reached by watching water flow in the brain.
Life December 3, 2014
A sleepy teen actually needs help. Doctors consider lack of sleep a health crisis, call for later start times for schools to help teens get more Z’s.
Life August 25, 2014